Andrea Limauro, Senior Neighborhood Planner, Wards 2 & 6 joined the DC Office of Planning in 2008. Andrea manages planning and the implementation of neighborhood plans in Wards 2 and 6 including Anacostia waterfront planning. During his tenure at OP, Andrea has held several roles within the Neighborhood Planning Division including Ward 3 Planner, Ward 2 Planner, and most recently, Industrial Policy and Neighborhood Sustainability Planner. Andrea led the development of the visionary industrial strategy, Ward 5 Works, focused on the sustainable transformation of industrial land in Northeast DC. Throughout his time at OP, Andrea has served as the point of contact on sustainability and climate planning for the Neighborhood Planning Division. Prior to the DC Office of Planning, Andrea was a community planner for the Western District of the City of Baltimore for four years, worked on re-entry programs for ex-offenders in Chicago’s west side, analyzed the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs for former child soldiers in Sierra Leone, and managed rural community development projects in war-ravaged Angola. Andrea holds a Master in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he was the recipient of the Provost Award for Graduate Research. Andrea holds a BA in Politics and Sociology from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom and a Graduate Diploma in International Cooperation and Development from the University of Padua in Italy.